A public hearing before the County Board of Adjustment is scheduled regarding an Appeal filed by the North Fork Land Use Advisory Committee to a written Zoning Determination from the County Planning & Zoning Office (“CP&Z”) regarding rental cabins, guest cabins and a yoga studio on property located at 1070 Numa Peak Lane. This Zoning Determination was made by the… Read more →
The North Fork Land Use Advisory Committee (NFLUAC) meets at Sondreson Hall at 7:00pm, Thursday, September 10. The agenda focuses on a discussion of potential text amendments to the North Fork zoning regulations.
Well, there is Good News and Not as Good News in this Month’s Wildland Fire Potential Outlook! The Good News is that Montana is now not forecasted for an “Above Normal” September as it has been in the past two Outlooks. The “Not as Good” News is that things are critically dry across the State. Energy Release Components, an indication… Read more →
The North Fork Land Use Advisory Committee (NFLUAC) meets at Sondreson Hall at 6:00pm, Thursday, August 20. The agenda includes a discussion of potential text amendments to the North Fork zoning regulations.
Here is a brief summary of the results of the August 4 Flathead County Board of Adjustment meeting . . . During the Flathead County Board of Adjustment hearing on August 4, 2020, there were three requests for Conditional Use Permits to operate a “Camp and Retreat Center” on various North Fork properties. Besides the applicants, about 40 North Forkers… Read more →
As expected, Northwest Montana continues to be projected as above normal for fire activity through August and September. We can all be glad that the moisture we got at the end of June and the first of July pushed our fire season out from becoming active in early to mid July. But, with the current temperatures, low overnight temperature and… Read more →
The North Fork Land Use Advisory Committee (NFLUAC) is meeting at Sondreson Hall on Thursday, July 9 at 7:00pm. The NFLUAC was created by the Flathead County Board of Commissioners in July 1987 to serve as liaison between the county commissioners, the County Planning Board, other county offices, and local property owners. The stated purpose of the NFLUAC is to… Read more →
The Current Wildland Fire Potential Outlook has been posted, and it refines the forecast for our fire season in Northwest Montana. We did see benefit from the significant moisture received over the past two weeks, so our season will be delayed until later in July. That is good news. But August and September are still forecast to be Above Normal… Read more →
Here is the weblink for the current outlook: https://www.nifc.gov/nicc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_seasonal_outlook.pdf As I said, the Outlooks issued June 1 and July 1 give us a much better picture of how the fire season might shape up. And, it is not looking good for Northwestern Montana. We are forecast to have a more active than normal fire season in July, August and September…. Read more →
[You can download the May 1 Fire Season Outlook by clicking here (PDF format, 1.03MB).] The Outlook is ominous for Northwest Montana. This is early — the June 1 and July 1 Outlooks will be much more reliable. However, it is enough to make us concerned about the fire season, more so than usual. Time to get things squared away… Read more →